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, ten years, that will be hard sledding. paul ryan's didn't balance until 2040. >> we get closer to the sequester. >> the sequester. >> the sequester is coming? these automatic spending cuts. >> it is painful and hard to sell. >> the sequester is coming, we don't think we should ignore this. >> what do you think the party must do better. >> we have to stop being the stupid party. >> stupid is as stupid does. >> change the electoral college. >> the new plan for electoral votes. >> those who don't learn from history are doomed to repeat it. >> we must compete in every state. >> this republican plan would divide them up by congressional districts. >> that is how we'll achieve republican renewal. >> they're not giving up. >> they're about as popular as lice. >> stupid is as stupid does. >> what do you think the party must do better? >> what they say is no all the time. >> we all voted no. >> empire strikes back, was the best one. >> the republican party made an incredibly important promise this week. it is a promise i cannot believe that they made. the first time i heard about this p
ryan sat down for his first talk show appearance since the election. the congressman told david gregory that it is premature to talk about whether he will run for president in 2016. >> i represent wisconsin and i am chairman of the budget committee. i think i can do my job representing the people i work for by focusing on that right now than focusing on these distant things. >>> a new anti-chuck hagel ad has popped up. the ad is from a conservative group called americans for strong defense. at least five other groups from the right and left are a organizing to block hagel's nomination. the president out on tuesday. republican congressman paul ryan said both parties are waiting on the president. >> the question many of us are asking, is he looking to play politics or does he want to solve the problem? we don't know the answer to that yet. we know there are a late of democrats in kwg who want to solve this problem, fix this mess and many of us agree with that. >> white house correspondent peter alexander joining me live. on tuesday can we expect to hear from the president about actual leg
chairman and the republican party's 2012 vice presidential nominee paul ryan here for his first live interview since the election. chairman, welcome back to "meet the press." >> great to be back with you. >> let's talk about this top priority of the budget battle. it will really mark the beginning of the president's second term. the debt ceiling has been raised, at least temporarily, but there are still big decisions to be made. you specifically said in the last few days that your priority is to make a big down payment on the debt. a debt crisis that you see in this country. >> that's right. >> what do you specifically require? what's the priority? what has the president got to do in your point of view? >> i'll just explain what the speaker said when we passed that bill. our goal is to get cuts and reforms that put us on a path to balancing the budget in a decade. we think the senate ought to offer a budget. they haven't passed a budget in four years, even though we have a law that says we need a budget every year. we haven't seen any solutions offered by the president on how to get
is a contributor to and ryan grim, d.c. bureau chief for "the huffington post." welcome to all of you. i'm glad you're watching again ryan behind you on the screen. professor peterson, we saw a lot of the president this weekend, a lengthy interview given to the new republic and that interview with hillary clinton on "60 minutes." i see republicans grumbling about that interview. is that because it made democrats seem like mature, well-mannered, adults who are trying to get something done? >> yeah. for all of their critique about what they perceived as being a softball interview, have you ever seen a republican politician on a fox news interview? certainly there's a double standard there in their mind. at the end of the day here, i think that the president and secretary clinton being in the same space at the same time is an important sort of sense for the democratic party going forward. one of the president's support of this secretary of state and what she's done in terms of all the travel and all the impact she's had internationally, but, two, it is looking forward a little bit, as mu
and a new day. new today we are getting as well, former republican vice presidentable nominee paul ryan unleashing criticism of president obama as he is starting his second term. listen to this. >> i decided to not comment between the election and inauguration because i wanted to see what kind of president we are looking at here. what kind of path he was putting his administration on, and all of the statements and comments lead me to my he is thinking more of a political conquest than political compromise. >> we will have more on that in just a moment. >>> also, a big week ahead in washington. hillary clinton set to step down as secretary of state this week and the gnat will hold a hearing on kerry to replace her. meantime in a new interview with the new republic president obama says gun control advocates need to listen to their opponents and understand and respect the tradition of hunting. he added that he enjoys skeet shooting at camp david. president weighed in on the dangers of football. they have been making headlines lately. he said if he had son he is not sure he would let his so
in motion, speaker boehner and paul ryan talk tough on the party's path forward. this morning, we'll talk to another top house republican, georgia's tom price, about the challenges ahead. >>> and the 2012 campaign saw ron paul's supporters get inside the nominating system to buck the establishment. now party leaders might face a fight on new rules put in place at the convention, to shore up the establishment and prevent the next insurgent, rand paul, say, in 2016? good morning from washington. it's thursday, january 24th, 2013. this is "the daily rundown." i'm chuck todd. apologies for the gravelly voice. i have beyonce's lip syncer standing by, shall i need her. anyway, let's get right to my first reads of the morning. secretary of state hillary clinton will be back on the hill today for what is likely to be her last appearance before congress as america's top diplomat. she'll introduce her likely successor, senator john kerry, whose confirmation begins just about an hour from now. three weeks after her release from a new york hospital after a concussion and a blood clot, clinton jousted
are not takers in his speech. now, that was as clear a reference to the great paul ryan as anyone could be. ayn rand's philosophy, divide the people between takers and makers, and the president was basically saying we are not takers as a nation. >> that's right. as a matter of fact, he said by helping those who are down and out or in the lower income, we actually strengthen our society, and he's right. and i got to tell you, martin, as i sat there as the son of two former sharecroppers who plowed the land where their foreparents had been slaves and now to sit in the congress of the united states of america, i could relate to that. and i hope and i think what the president is saying is that for -- and he even mentioned a little girl who might be going through some difficulty, may not have some money -- >> growing up in deep poverty. >> but to know she has a chance to be somebody. i could really relate to that. as a matter of fact, it gave me chills and i don't usually get chills. >> there you go, chris. did you get any chills, chris? sorry, chris. congressman cummings was just saying that when t
pennsylvania avenue on this saturday. thank you, ma'am. we'll check if with you later. >> thanks. >>> paul ryan is the latest republican offering his prescription for a gop comeback. congressman ryan addressed the national review institute giving them a pep talk of sorts on how to fight the president. >> he needs to delegitimize the republican party and house republicans in particular. he'll try to divide us with phony emergencies and bogus deals. you can't get rattled. we won't play the villain in his morality plays. we have to stay united. we have to show that if given a chance, we can govern. that we have better ideas. >> paul ryan's comments come a few days after fired louisiana governor bobby jindal gave a blunt assessment of his party. >> we have to stop being the stupid party. >> it's time for a new republican party that talks like adults. it's time for us to articulate our plans and visions for america in real terms. it's no secret we had a number of republicans who damaged the plans with offensive and bizarre comments, and i'm here to say we've had enough of that. >> i'll bring in moll
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minutes past the hour. time for top stories. congressman paul ryan says, when it comes to the country's financial health, the president is not taking it seriously enough. the former vice presidential candidate took to the air waves in his first live interview since the election. he said why the gop controlled house decided to buy time on the debt ceiling debate. >> they haven't put out a plan. the reason why we wanted to get the debt limit extended is so we can showcase our budgets. here's our plan for economic rule. here's our plan for balancing the budget. here's our plan for entitlement reform, which is necessary if you want to save medicare from bankruptcy and get this debt under control. >> as for 2016, ryan says it's premature to say if he will run for president. >>> several miles of the mississippi river closed this morning after two tank barges loaded with crude oil hit a railroad bridge. happened near the town of vicksburg, about 45 miles west of the jackson. one tank with 80,000 gallons of crude oil zastarted leaking. the coast guard stopped the leak. they're trying to figur
and was a key backer of the 2010 health care bill and congressman paul ryan today spelling out what he learned from the re-election. the re-election of president obama, he is speaking at the national review summit and talking about his experience as a vice presidential candidate, he said moving forward the gop has to layout their vision with more specifics and with a broader appeal. meanwhile, this coming week the president will be unveiling the next step in his second term agenda. immigration. he is going to announce his plan to overhaul immigration. joining me now from the white house, kristen, the white house said friday that the president will be doubling down on policies that he has supported in the past. does that mean we probably won't hear anything new tuesday? >> well, we could hear some new proposes as well, craig, but i think that much of what he is going to unveil will be rooted in some of the policies that he is mapping out in the past. of course, this is an issue that president obama has been talking about since 2008, he said that it's one of his great regret that's has not gotte
ryan e. says that deep budget cuts, known as sequestration are likely unavoidable if the u.s. hopes to prevent a debt crisis. >> we think these sequesters will happen because the democrats have opposed our efforts to replace those cuts with others and offered no alternatives. bill: jeff sessions republican senator out of alabama ranking member of the budget committee, how are you doing, senator and good morning to you. >> thank you, bill. bill: what do you think about what congressman ryan is saying there. >> it was a very serious statement that he made. i believe it's accurate. i do not believe that the house will eviscerate the sequester. 18 months ago we agreed to cut spending 2.1 trillion out of a $47 trillion budget, not nearly enough but it did -- made some changes in the right direction, and that can't be given up. the house has passed legislation that would prevent the disproportionate damage to the defense department and spread those cuts through other agencies and departments, some of which, most of which had none, and i think that is what we've got to do and got to work t
, the republicans, paul ryan at the national institute review, and says that unity is the only way to rebound from an election loss from president obama. >> we won't play the villain in his morality plays, we have to stay united. we have to show if given the chance we can govern, that we have better ideas. >> ryan telling the g.o.p. that they must try to fit their ideas into the president's proposals while rejecting some outright. and tomorrow hottest topic, health care and limiting government spending. the nba fan who made that half court shot and was tackled by lebron james in celebration now tackled by uncle sam. >> all right, mike, here we go! (cheers) unbelievable! that's the longest sky-hook i've seen, it was shot around the world, and scoring him $75,000, that's before taxes. he's going to get hit hard after the governor and home state of illinois get their hands on it, about $53,000, not bad for that basketball shot! isn't that amazing and lebron tackles them and if you watch both teams went crazy which is cool. stay tuned to "fox & friends" and michael will join the show at 9:30 this morn
, like jfk used to years ago. on "meet the press," former vice presidential candidate paul ryan referred to last month's newtown tragedy as a watershed moment. >> it's our worst nightmare, something like this happening. let's go beyond just this debate and make sure we get deeper. what's our policy on mental illness? what's going on in our culture that produces this kind of thing? >> reporter: and for its part, congress will hold its first hearing on gun violence, lester, this wednesday. one other note, by the way, about the president's interview with the new "republic," one one week before the super bowl, the president weighing in on football, if he had a son, we have to think long and hard before letting him play to the game, referring to the violence in the sport. >> peter, thank you. >>> still in washington, the education department is taking action to make sure disabled school children are not shut out from school sports programs. nbc's chief education correspondent rehema ellis has that story. >> reporter: it was a big week for 13-year-old owen grosser. get in there. >> reporter: s
is the paul ryan, the no exceptions position on abortion, the abortion that was held by all of those crazy republicans who tried to justify it this year by saying things like, well, you know in rape, the female body has defenses against pregnancy and rape, and all that nutty stuff. that view is held by 9% of the population, which is an impossible electoral position for the republican party. >> that is what i think, and that is what they are saying at the planned parenthood. they are so out of step, these representatives across the country, they are so out of step on women and women's health care access. what we saw in the election, this extreme position on women's health, overturning roe v. wade, getting rid of planned parenthood. that probably cost him the election, certainly with women and younger voters. and i think it will cost other folks, as well. >> and the polling is showing an expanding favorability for abortion rights, and republicans always do this. it is never confused with abortion. they pretend that women when they come to this choice, they assume that women do so happily, gl
the candidate. you know, for paul ryan to say it -- make a straw man, the other day about president obama and for these words to be used, they're so polarizing command at don't think it's right. the american people are sick and tired of it, but that is why we're seeing. lou: object for being dismissed. here you're objecting. >> objecting to the language that they are using. i think that it is harmful to the american culture. lou: well, the gun-control debate will be a perfect place to watch the civility return and everybody turned down the thermostat a little bit. >> i think it is a chicken and egg problem. i suspect that these people are elected precisely because they appeal to half the electorate. i don't know that the president's cause polarization as much as they reflect the people who elect them, and so i think that -- we do have a country it is polarized. is not just in washington. is in the nation as a whole. lou: what i did not see happen in washington d.c., either yesterday or today, i did not see polarization reflected on the part of either the party teefor affairs committee in
ryan had to say, comparing what the secretary of state could have done versus the president himself. we'll do that conversation right after the short break. back in a moment. ♪ ♪ [ male announcer ] something powerful is coming. ♪ see it on february 3rd. ♪ see it on february 3rd. discover card. cashbacashback concierge?! we have a concierge! i know; it's exciting! wow! what exactly is a cashback concierge? well there's lots of ways you can get cash back - i'm here to help you get the most bang-for-your-buck. it's a personalized thing from discover. it's easy, we won't try and sell you anything, and it's free. free? i want that. yeah you do! this guy is great. high-five through the phone! yeah! i did it. did you actually do it? oh, i did! i totally did. at discover, we treat you like you'd treat you. cashback concierge get the new it card at >> we're back with congressman steve israel, democrat from new york. let me play what paul ryan said. he was on "meet the press." this was interesting about a clinton presidency. >> look if we had a clinton presidency, if we had
to wisconsin congressman and republican vice presidential nominee, paul ryan, who called recipients of federal benefits takers during the 2012 presidential campaign. >> the commitments we make to each other, through medicare and medicaid and social security, these things do not sap our initiative, they strengthen us. they do not make us a nation of takers, they free us to take the risks that make this country great. >> obama became the first president to use the word "gay" in an inaugural address, casting the fight for gay rights as part of a broader struggle for equality. >> we, the people, declared today that the most evident of truths, that all of us are created equal. is the star that guides us still, just as it guided our forebearers through seneca falls and stonewall, our journey is not complete until our gay brothers and sisters are treated like anybody else under the law. >> and if there was any question about whether president obama would go big in his second term, he answered that in this address, laying out an ambitious second-term agenda from tax reform, to immigration overhaul, pr
in that meeting house speaker john boehner announced that house budget chairman paul ryan, the former vice presidential candidate is working on a plan to balance the budget in less than 10 years. that gives some reassurance to conservatives who are anxious about voting to authorize more debt, shep. >> shepard: democrats, mike, said they wanted a longer extension. what's the word from them on this proposal? >> well, the senate majority leader harry reid didn't fully embrace the house plan. he also didn't say no either. but over at the white house, well, they are saying the president would sign it. >> the bill still has to overcome some concerns expressed by members of the house and the senate before it can pass both chambers and reach the president's desk. if it does, and it reaches the president's desk, he would not stand in the way of the bill becoming law. >> if the president is not going to block it that would seem to add pressure on senator reid to take it up and act on it and that may force a budget to get done before long. shep? >> shepard: see what happens. mike emanuel on capitol h
conservative members on board. to write a budget, paul ryan will write a budget that will balance inside of ten years. to give you an idea of how hard that is, his previous budget balanced around 38. so in order to get it over to ten years from now, you will have incredible cuts that will be very unpopular. i don't have any idea, i don't think they have any idea how they will do it. >> but, they are not specified in the budget resolutions which are talked about in this bill. they are just budget resolutions to other jurisdictions, which is saying this is what we think you should do in terms of managing -- >> but the cap -- >> nothing real, all done in the reconciliation bill later, just a promise of we think we'll do it like this in the future. we'll have much more, thank you for joining us. >>> thank you. >>> coming up in the rewrite, the washington lobbyist who makes sure our mass murderers are the best equipped mass murderers in the world, actually quoted a supreme court justice to make his argument about guns. what he did not mention was that that supreme court justice disagreed with the nr
in the last few days governor bobby jindal, paul ryan, and john boehner give statements saying, listen, we have to move to a different place than where we are now. we have to show people we're a governing party. that basically we're not unhappy, miserable, and scary. whether they can do that or not, i don't know. boehner did get his default bill through congress yesterday through his own caucus. not with everyone voting for it but with a majority which was mildly surprising and a small step towards sanity. but whether they can go all the what i to full-fledged sanity, well, that remains to be seen. >> david corn sounding completely optimistic about the republican party. david corn and goldie taylor, thank you so much. >>> coming up, yes, republicans are angry at everything, and we offer some therapy just ahead. stay with us. >> folks, if beyonce lip synced at obama's inaugural, do you know what that means? if so, please wrooity in because i'd love to know why i'm so angry right now. ite in because i'd love to know why i'm so angry right now. >>> time for the your business entrepreneur of t
from new orleans, we should point out, ryan. >> hey, guys. >> hey. >> really "new york times" article about whether -- >> i found it depressing. >> me too. it talks about the end of courtship when a guy would see you and court you and call you. >> actually call you. >> and date. >> i remember being that guy, and i feel like ryan's generation has it a little bit too ease where i. i remember it was up to the guy. we would have to be the one to call the woman, and you would have to use a phone, and you would dial your number, and then your heart would beat. you know? >> i know exactly. >> is somebody going to answer? am i going to get an answering machine? >> if they answer, what do do you? >> you could hang up because there wasn't caller id. >> he could just text, hey, what's happening? >> tell us what you guys think. >> when we wrote "flirtexting, and i wrote it with my best friend. we actually grew up dating in your day and age where we did wait for the phone call, and then we noticed guys were texting us and it transitioned, and we thought this isn't slowing down. it's happening. how
will that go over? >> reporter: by the way, i can tell that you alec baldwin and rob ryan letter present him with that award. if anybody deserves a lifetime achievement award it is dick van dyke. he has been in this game for more than 50 years. he does have a personal connection with the s.a.g. awards, too, miguel, because he met his wife here at the screen actors guild awards. so it's been a pretty good run at the s.a.g. awards for him a special night for him. i have a little bit of breaking news i can leave you with. one of the nominees tonight, we have learned, tommy lee jones, nominated for best supporting actor for his role as thaddius stevens in "lincoln" will not be here because, like many americans, he has come down with a really bad case of the flu. he has got whatever's been going around. i know so many people that have been, you know, strucken with that. he is one of them, won't be here and he could very well win as well. >> nischelle turn, thank you very much you look lovely as ever. have fun out there. >> thank you. >> we will have more on the man who spent 50 years making you l
time i talk to paul ryan i say paul just don't talk about what we got to do to balance the budget. talk about growth. what can we do to grow the economy? all the entitlement programs like medicare, many of the fixes are really simple. they will affect people in the future, raise the retirement age year or 18 months or two years you know control some of the spending on some of the programs, co-pays, and we need to do a better job of explaning simply and dirctly to the people. we're not talking about e eliminating or cutting the programs. we're talking modifying the programs going forward so the programs will be there in the future. liz: senator somehow the american people did not hear the republican side of the debate or grasp the tax cuts were g.o.p. republican tax cuts. they are not owned by the democrats, they are the george w. bush tax cuts. back to raising the retirement age, that scares the american people. i understand that the republicans are talking you know, openly and honestly about what needs to happe
of their brothers and sisters. >> ryan smith writes in the "wall street journal" this morning and he says this. it would be distracting and potentially traumatizing to be forced to be naked in fronting of the opposite sex, particularly when your body has been ravaged by lack of hygiene. in the reverse, it would be painful to witness a member of the opposite sex in such an uncomfortable and awkward position. he's obviously arguing against this. does he have a point? >> you know, i respectfully disagree. i think that in these situations we're talking about highly trained professionals, people who build our strong military because they place the mission first and they're there to fight as a member of a team. all of the other things that differentiate us, make us unique, whether it be gender or race or religion, all of these things fall aside when you're there putting the mission first and selflessly serving as that member of a team. i can tell you from my own fi t firsthand experience as well as the many, many people i've had the honor of serving with, whether in training or in a deployed settin
bookkeeping a wrong game. do you think that was a repudiation of the paul ryan approach or the tea party approach that focuses on fiscal matters? >> no, i don't think it was at all. i think it was an honest statement that when you're talking washington budget terms, you're committing yourself to a lot of things that not only the public doesn't understand, but it's very misleading. in washington it is a cut when spending goes up but just not as fast as was planned. for the average american family, that is spends goes up more slowly. for the left they say to the public they're cutting spending by trillions and trillions even though spending's going up to get in that jar gone and to use that lingo, bobby jindal is exactly right. we need to make the truth obvious to voters. >> but, governor, there's certainly a lot of soul-searching going on with the republican party and governor jindal's speech last night exemplary feed that. however, you heard speaker john boehner says they triering to annihilate the go. do you think the party itself has to make policy changes in order to recruit and attra
a little bit? >> ryan seacrest, take note, you know, jason's behind you. >> just trying to be honest. >> i think, it is a tough call. because it is -- you know, most likely, there's a big prize at the end, i mean, some big award. >> if it was the olympics, would you honestly do that, you guys? >> would we honestly be even there? >> yeah. >> let's get with reality. >> she's not going to do professional tennis. >> but look at this, we are questioning -- >> i think it's nice. >> someone doing the right thing. >> only jason is. >> he's great. i just said i wouldn't do it. >> okay. all right. so we know, you're a horrible -- >> that worked out great. you're a bad guy, jason, but we love you anyway. >> okay, you can come back. >>> now a quick check of the headlines. >> in the news this morning, a major change coming to the military, today, defense secretary leon panetta is lifting the ban on women serving in combat. with the decision, more than 250,000 ground combat jobs will be opened up for women. women will have to volunteer for combat duty, and to meet the same physical standards as men. but
a little bit? >> ryan seacrest, take note, jason's behind you. >> following after you. >> just trying to be honest. >> it is a tough call. it is most likely there's a big prize at the end, i mean, some big awards, lots of money. >> if it was the olympics, would you honestly do that, guys? >> would we honestly be even there. >> hypothetically. >> with reality -- >> she's not going to play professional tennis. >> we are questioning somebody doing the right thing. >> only jason. >> he's great. i just said i wouldn't do it. >> okay. so we know, you're a horrible -- >> you're a bad guy, jason but we love you anyway. we have quick check of the headlines. >> let's get right to it. >>> in the news this morning, a major change coming to the military. defense secretary leon panetta is expected to announce he's lifting the ban on women in comb combat. 250 to his ground combat jobs will be open to women. they have to volunteer for combat duty and meet the same physical standards as men. women already have been putting their lives on the line for years, more 150 women have been killed in iraq and
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